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Widgets Are Everywhere

Widgets are Everywhere and They are So Fun!

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Into this era of “Do It Yourself” technology resources ventures the brave meeting planner. Nowhere can the planner tasked with building event websites and microsites find a better, more savvy augmentation to their important content than by leveraging the wide variety of free and low cost widgets available. What is a Widget? A widget or […]

Why Bother With Sustainable Practices At Your Events

Why Bother with Sustainable Practices at Your Meetings?

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Indeed. Why bother with sustainable practices at your meetings? Why bother recycling on the show floor? Why bother serving local food? Why bother choosing seafood from a sustainable fishery? Why bother asking venues if they use renewable energy? Why bother measuring your environmental footprint? Why bother reusing signage? Why bother choosing condiments in bulk? Why […]

MeetGreen Calculator 2.0

Announcing the New MeetGreen Calculator 2.0

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Why would we develop a new version of our calculator? Because we know now what we didn’t know then… We now know the landscape of sustainable events is constantly shifting, improving, and growing. Our experience has taught us some green meeting practices are simply better at addressing negative impacts or creating benefit than others. For […]

Technology Powers Human Connection At SPLC Summit

Technology Powers Human Connection at SPLC Summit

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Technology is an interesting and, some might say, essential aspect of the modern day human experience. An indirect impact can be a loss of a personal connection with your colleagues. The 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) Summit has found a way to utilize technology to foster connection, not isolation, and promote attendance at the Summit. […]

BSR Conference 2016

BSR Conference 2016: A Day In the Life of a Sustainable Event Manager

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The annual BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential events devoted to sustainability. Now entering its 25th year, the BSR Conference brings together a global audience of close to 1,000 senior business executives and entrepreneurs from the public sector and civil society to explore emerging trends and innovative solutions to crucial sustainability questions. […]

When the Going Gets Tough

When the Going Gets Tough

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As the saying goes, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” As we face a dramatically shifting climate in nearly every area; politically, socially, environmentally and financially, change—welcome or not—is upon us. How, as a group of individuals and a company, do we react and advise our clients who are facing unprecedented drops […]

Virtual Site Visit

Virtual Site Visit – Could It Be a Thing?

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Do you need to do a site inspection for an event you are planning or managing? Are you unable to go in person? Have you considered a virtual site inspection? In the age of deep digital resources, a meeting professional and hosting organization can accomplish most of the preliminary inquiry process for property suitability by […]

12 Days of Sustainability

12 Days of Sustainability With MeetGreen

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As the holiday season ends, we thought it would be fun AND helpful to do a countdown with the 12 Days of Sustainability. Starting on December 25th we posted to our Facebook and Twitter accounts a useful sustainable event tip you could use during the holidays and year round! In case you missed them, here […]

Fun Fact Friday: Nancy Zavada

Fun Fact Friday – All About Nancy

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In our Fun Fact Friday series we are featuring team members from MeetGreen so you can learn more about us! Nancy Zavada President, MeetGreen What project are you currently working on? We are finishing up a very busy event season, recertified as an ISO 20121 business and are now making plans for 2017. We have […]